first_img 2019 movies to geek out over 1 Tags More Cheetos KFC has a Cheetos sandwich and it’s extremely orange It’s crunch time for Cheetos pop-up restaurant Cheetos perfume, bronzer and hot pants embrace the orange $100,000 Harambe Cheeto sparks boom in silly-snack auctions Share your voice The creator of the spicy Cheetos will get his own movie thanks to Eva Longoria. Frito-Lay The inspiring story about the janitor who came up with the idea for Flamin’ Hot Cheetos will finally hit the big screen. Actor and director Eva Longoria (Devious Maids) is set to direct a Fox Searchlight movie about Flamin’ Hot Cheetos creator Richard Montanez. The movie entitled Flamin’ Hot will tell the tale of the son of a Mexican immigrant who grew up in a migrant labor camp in Southern California, and later came to work for Frito-Lay as a janitor.Inspired by flavors he loved as a kid, including his favorite street food snack of Elote (Mexican grilled corn with lime and chilli), Montanez took plain Cheetos home and experimented with putting chili powder on them.Montanez then took extra initiative and decided to pitch the product idea to the Frito-Lay CEO at the time, Roger Enrico. Montanez’s creation of super-spicy Cheetos impressed the CEO, and the rest is history. “Longoria reportedly beat out multiple directors for the job after impressing Franklin and Fox with her authentic approach to portraying Richard and (his wife) Judy Montanez’s inspiring story,” according to Deadline on Monday.Screenwriter Lewis Colick (October Sky) penned the script. DeVon Franklin (Woodlawn) will serve as producer with Samuel Rodriguez (Breakthrough) as the executive producer.No official details on casting or movie release date has been announced. Fox Searchlight didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Comment 77 Photos TV and Movieslast_img read more


first_imgKolkata: The body of a 14-year-old school student was found from a mustard field at Purbasthali in East Burdwan.The deceased identified as Arshad Shaikh was missing since Monday. On Tuesday, locals saw his body and reported the matter to the police. According to them, Arshad’s father stays outside state due to his profession. As his mother died when he was an infant, Arshad used to stay with his maternal uncle and relatives at Babuidanga, Pachimpara in Purbasthali. He was a student of class VIII in a local school. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeArshad’s family members said on Monday after returning from school, he went to watch a religious programme in the village. As he did not return within the usual time, the family members started searching for him. Despite searching throughout the night, Arshad could not be located. On Tuesday morning, a search for Arshad was again initiated but no one could trace him. In the evening, some villagers located Arshad’s body on the bank of a canal beside a mustard field not far from his home. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedHis family members and police were informed accordingly. Cops reached the spot and faced agitation by the villagers. Later, senior police officials went there and assured villagers that steps would be taken accordingly. Sources informed that several injury marks could be seen on Arshad’s body. His face was partly smashed. Police have started a murder case against unknown person/s on the basis of a specific complaint lodged by Arshad’s uncle Raju Shaikh. The sleuths are suspecting that Arshad may been murdered over some family enmity. To find out the possible motive, cops are questioning Arshad’s family members and people, who are close to Arshad and his family. “Probe is on. All possible aspects will be looked into,” said a senior police officials.last_img read more